Subscribers: Japan Market Items Not Available Due to Holiday

TODAY: Sept. 15, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 15, 2014

Items about Japan's markets that are usually published on a regular schedule won't be published Monday due to a public holiday. The items will resume Tuesday. (END) Dow Jones Newswires September 14, 2014 22:52 ET (02:52 GMT) Copyright (c) 2014 ...

European Shares Slump as China Industrial Data Disappoints

TODAY: Sept. 15, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 15, 2014

By Josie Cox European shares slumped Monday, burdened by Chinese industrial production growth slowing to a level last seen during the thick of the global financial crisis almost six years ago. The Stoxx Europe 600 fell 0.4% in early trade ...

OECD Cuts Economic Growth Forecasts

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The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Monday cut its economic growth forecasts for the U.S. and other large developed economies, and said the continued weakness of the recovery demonstrated the need for significant changes in economic policy. The Paris-based ...

Turkey's Weak Economy Hits Jobs

TODAY: Sept. 15, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 15, 2014

By Yeliz Candemir ISTANBUL--Turkey's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate jumped to a three-and-half-year high in June, as the slowing economy took its toll on the country's labor market. Data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute Monday showed that Turkey's seasonally adjusted unemployment ...

U.S. Industrial Production Declines in August

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WASHINGTON--U.S. industrial production fell in August for the first time since January, the latest sign of uneven improvement in the economy. Industrial production, which measures the output of U.S. manufacturers, utilities and mines, fell 0.1% in August from the prior ...

Bank of China Approved as Yuan-Clearing Bank in Paris

TODAY: Sept. 15, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 15, 2014

BEIJING--China's central bank said Monday that it approved Bank of China Ltd. (3988.HK) as the clearing bank for the yuan in Paris. The move came after the Chinese and French central banks signed a memorandum to boost bilateral cooperation in ...

Correction to Euro-Zone Trade Surplus Widened In July

TODAY: Sept. 15, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 15, 2014

"Euro-Zone Trade Surplus Widened In July," at 0900 GMT, misstated the date of the ECB rate measures in the second last paragraph. It should read Sept. 4, not Sept. 5. (END) Dow Jones Newswires September 15, 2014 05:36 ET (09:36 ...

MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks Fall As Nasdaq Sinks Nearly 1%

TODAY: Sept. 15, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 15, 2014

By Anora Mahmudova and Karen Friar, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks drifted lower on Monday ahead of this week's Federal Reserve policy meeting, as some investors expect the central bank to adopt a more hawkish tone in its ...

TECH STOCKS: Tech Stocks Fall; Microsoft Among Decliners

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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Tech stocks were broadly lower Monday, with the S&P; 500's information technology sector declining the most among the index's ten sectors in early trading. Microsoft Corp. saw declines after the company said ...

Finnish Greens Threaten to Exit Government Over Russian Nuclear Project

TODAY: Sept. 15, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 15, 2014

By Juhana Rossi HELSINKI--A junior partner in Finland's five-party coalition government is poised to quit the government over a proposal to allow a Finnish-Russian consortium to proceed with its plan to build a greenfield nuclear power plant in Finland. Finland's ...

Dollar's Rally Stalls Ahead of Fed Meeting

TODAY: Sept. 15, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 15, 2014

By Nicole Hong The dollar's recent rally stalled Monday, as traders waited on the sidelines ahead of a jam-packed week that includes a Federal Reserve meeting and Scotland's independence vote. The U.S. dollar came under a bit of pressure against ...

RBI's Raghuram Rajan: India's Economic Recovery Still Uneven

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By Gabriele Parussini MUMBAI--India's economy is on the way to recovery but the road ahead may be bumpy, Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan said Monday. Mr. Rajan said strong export data and accelerating car sale growth suggest the ...

Malaysia Interest Rates: Economists Split on Next Move

TODAY: Sept. 15, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 15, 2014

By Jason Ng KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--Economists are deeply divided over the next policy move by Malaysia's central bank, which raised interest rates in July for the first time in three years, as the domestic economy stays robust while household debts ...

Fed Chief Yellen Seeks Interest-Rate Consensus -2-

TODAY: Sept. 15, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 15, 2014

Ms. Yellen's long-standing reputation as an easy-money advocate could become a problem if investors doubted her willingness to move to combat a budding inflation problem or a possible financial bubble. Some officials who have worked with her say that reputation ...

TDC Enters Norwegian TV Market With $2.2 Billion Buy

TODAY: Sept. 15, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 15, 2014

Danish telecommunications company TDC A/S (TDC.KO) will buy Norwegian cable TV company Get AS for 13.8 billion Norwegian kroner ($2.2 billion) as it broadens its Scandinavian reach into Norway. The Copenhagen-based company already has a firm footing in the Danish ...

Danaher Buys Nobel Biocare in $2.1 Billion Cash Deal

TODAY: Sept. 15, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 15, 2014

By Neil MacLucas ZURICH--U.S. healthcare group Danaher Corp. (DHR) said Monday it will acquire Swiss dental-implant maker Nobel Biocare Holding AG (NOBN.EB) in a cash deal worth about $2.1 billion, to strengthen its position in the dental market. Danaher said ...

Oil Prices Resume Slide After Weak Chinese Data

TODAY: Sept. 15, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 15, 2014

By Christian Berthelsen Oil prices resumed their slide Monday after weak industrial and retail data from China raised concerns about demand in the world's second-largest crude consumer. Light, sweet crude for October delivery was down 93 cents, or 1%, at ...

NY Fed Empire State Manufacturing Index Up

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New York manufacturers say business activity jumped this month to its highest since late-2009, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Empire State Manufacturing Survey released Monday. The Empire State's business conditions index rose to 27.5 in September ...

Canadian Home Sales to Reach 475,000 Units this Year: CREA

TODAY: Sept. 15, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 15, 2014

By Carolyn King The Canadian Real Estate Association is now forecasting existing home sales of 475,000 units this year, up 3.8% from last year and up about 2.5% from its previous forecast. The realtors' trade group said the increased forecast ...

Citigroup Releases Mid-Cycle 'Stress Test' Figures

TODAY: Sept. 15, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 15, 2014

By Josh Beckerman Citigroup Inc. (C) released its mid-cycle "stress test" results, projecting a minimum common equity Tier 1 capital ratio of 8.6% for the second quarter of 2016. Stress tests began in 2009 in the wake of the financial ...